Challenge your students to design a structure that can hold the most weight without being crushed. The trick is, they can only use note cards to make it! They will have to be creative in their designs, because you're going to crush their designs with a cup that is gradually filled with weights...
This page is a printable rubric and lesson plan to use, explaining the quiz and test grades associated with the project. Adjust as needed for your class!
Two copies per page. Feel free to contact me if you want the original publisher file to tweak.